Category Archives: Blog

Superdelegates and the Undemocratic Democratic Primary

Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton exited the Super Tuesday primaries with a fairly wide discrepancy in delegate count. After the results of these elections, Hillary has gathered a significant 1,052 delegates to Bernie’s mere 427.

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Blog Post by Joe Sageman: The Flawed Case for Hillary

Note: Blog posts reflect the views and opinions of their authors and not necessarily those of Penn Democrats as an organization.   Single payer health care. Overturning Citizens United. Free college tuition. A $15/hour minimum wage. The same platform that has galvanized millions of Americans to support Bernie Sanders is the one under attack from the Clinton campaign. The

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Blog: Why Hillary Needs a Strong Challenger

By Dani Blum This past Sunday, Hillary Clinton officially declared her candidacy for president. The two minute and fifteen second video took the Internet by storm – close-ups on “ordinary American families” transitioning to different stages of their lives, shots of a beaming Hillary stating, “I’m running for president”. While few can say they’re surprised

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Blog Post: Thawing US-Iran Relations

By Fionn Adamian This past Thursday, the US and Iran announced a historic deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program. The New York Times reported that “under the accord, Iran agreed to cut the number of operating centrifuges it has by two-thirds, to 5,060, all of them first generation, and to cut its current stock-pile of

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